Ory Okolloh

Ory Okolloh
Co-founder & Executive Director, Ushahdi

Website | @ushahidi

Ms. Ory Okolloh the co-founder and Executive Director of Ushahidi. She also writes one of the most popular blogs in the Kenyan sphere at Kenyan Pundit and is the co-founder of Mzalendo, a website that tracks the performance of Kenyan Members of Parliament. Ory graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and with a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She is a frequent speaker at conferences including TED Global and Poptech on issues around citizen journalism, the role of technology in Africa, and the role of young people in reshaping the future of Africa.

Sessions

Empowering Citizens
Location: Independence Ballroom A
Ory Okolloh (Ushahdi), Clare Lockhart (The Institute for State Effectiveness), Steve Killelea (Institute for Economics and Peace)
Clare Lockhart, Steve Killelea, and Ory Okolloh share their experience on the front lines around the world on creating tools and tailored metrics of success, as they bring citizens, organizations and networks bear on making states work better for their people. Read more.
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